I want to purchase Dragon Age: Origins for the PC, yet, even after reading the minimum specs requirement for it on this forum, I am not sure if my specs qualify. Here they are:
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250 Processor (2 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
Memory: 4096 MB RAM
Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 5450
Video Card Approximate Total Memory: 2295 MB
I'm not really a computer-savvy guy, so I'm sorry if the answer is terribly obvious. I haven't been able, for example, to find equivalency charts to compare my CPU with the one of minimal requirement. Thanks in advance for any information, references, advice, and answers.
you can probably get playable frame rates if you tone the settings down, and play at some really low resolution. just how far you would have to tone it down im not sure. i would imagine low-medium settings on something like 1280x1024 resolution.
if you upgrade your graphics card to something like radeon 5670 you would get much bettter performance. your cpu and ram should be fine. let us know your monitor resolution and power supply rating if you are considering upgrade.
yes, i just edited my previous post. your RAM is definitely more than enough. your cpu is low end, but should still be more than enough to get decent performance out of the game. your graphics card is bottom of the barrel stuff, and is not intended for gaming.
If you upgrade your graphics, you will notice a massive performance increase, though you may not be able to play exactly at maximum settings due to your cpu holding you back a bit.
btw your cpu meets the minimum requirements, and just barely meets the recommended requirements as well.